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RUSSIA UKRAINE WAR

Japan Times
WORLD / ANALYSIS
Feb 9, 2022
Putin is operating on his own timetable, and it may be a long one
The best-case scenario may be a long and dangerous diplomatic slog toward a difficult settlement — a process that could consume Western resources and attention for many months.
Japan Times
WORLD
Feb 8, 2022
Putin warns the West and Ukraine, but keeps his intentions a mystery
The Russian leader is an avid geopolitical tactician, and talks Monday showcased his ability to force the West to pay attention to the Kremlin's long-standing grievances.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Feb 6, 2022
U.S. urges Japan to consider sanctions on Russia if Ukraine invaded
Japan, however, has deferred its response to the U.S. request, fearing possible ramifications on bilateral issues with Russia, including a long-standing territorial dispute.
Japan Times
WORLD
Feb 6, 2022
Russian forces at 70% of level needed for full Ukraine invasion, U.S. officials say
In the event of an invasion, civilian casualties could range from 25,000 to 50,000, according to U.S. estimates.
Japan Times
COMMENTARY / World
Feb 4, 2022
Russia’s likely invasion route
Portraying NATO as an aggressive threat has been useful propaganda for the Kremlin, even if what Russia mostly fears is NATO's defensive capabilities.
Japan Times
WORLD
Feb 4, 2022
Putin’s financial fortress blunts impact of threatened sanctions
U.S. President Joe Biden says planned sanctions if Russia invades Ukraine would have 'a devastating impact” on its economy, but economists say Russia is ready.
Japan Times
WORLD
Feb 4, 2022
U.S. exposes what it says is Russian effort to fabricate pretext for invasion
The plan involves staging and filming a fabricated attack by the Ukrainian military either on Russian territory or against Russian-speaking people in eastern Ukraine.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Feb 4, 2022
Japan considers sending natural gas to Europe in contingency over Ukraine
Japan is likely to seek coordination with other nations in supporting Europe, which heavily relies on natural gas supplies from Russia through pipelines.
Japan Times
WORLD
Feb 3, 2022
In clash with U.S. over Ukraine, Putin has a lifeline from China
China has expressed support for Putin's grievances against the U.S. and NATO, and joined Russia to try to block action on Ukraine at the U.N. Security Council.
Japan Times
COMMENTARY / World
Feb 3, 2022
Russian aggression against Ukraine will violate international law
'The launch of a war of aggression is a crime that no political or economic situation can justify.'
Japan Times
WORLD / ANALYSIS
Feb 3, 2022
Biden calls out Putin’s actions — but is he pushing Moscow to war?
The administration's goal is to expose Russia's plans at every turn, but that approach could also provoke Putin at a time when many believe he has not yet decided whether to invade Ukraine.
Japan Times
WORLD / FOCUS
Feb 3, 2022
A journey across Ukraine shows invasion would come at high price
The potentially ruinous cost of occupying a part of one of Europe's poorest countries explains why many Ukrainians believe Russia won't do it.
Japan Times
WORLD
Feb 3, 2022
Biden orders nearly 3,000 U.S. troops to Eastern Europe to counter Russia
Efforts to reach a diplomatic solution have faltered, with Western countries describing Russia's main demands as nonstarters and Moscow showing no sign of withdrawing them.
Japan Times
COMMENTARY / World
Feb 2, 2022
How China views the Ukraine crisis
The stakes for China are high, but Beijing has been extremely careful about showing its hand over the Ukraine crisis.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Explainer
Feb 2, 2022
Dispute over northern islands shapes Tokyo’s stance on Ukraine crisis
Russia-Japan relations are centered on the decadeslong dispute over four islands northeast of Hokkaido that Russia occupies and Japan claims.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Feb 2, 2022
Japan and U.S. foreign chiefs confirm cooperation on North Korean threat
Foreign Minister Yoshimasa Hayashi and U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken also shared their 'grave concern' over Russia's military buildup along its border with Ukraine.
Japan Times
WORLD
Feb 2, 2022
Putin signals openness to diplomacy while blaming U.S. for crisis
Putin appeared to be trying to dial down tensions slightly in a crisis that has ignited fears of a full-fledged Russian invasion of Ukraine.
Japan Times
COMMENTARY / Japan
Feb 1, 2022
Ukraine crisis reinforces need for an economic security strategy
The government must balance three competing imperatives: securing a reliable supply of energy, meeting climate goals and ensuring that national security is not compromised.
Japan Times
WORLD / Politics
Feb 1, 2022
For some of Ukraine’s neighbors, ‘Defend Europe’ has another meaning
For the populist leaders of Poland and Hungary, Russia's saber-rattling on the border with Ukraine takes a back seat to domestic politics and issues like immigration.
Japan Times
WORLD / Politics
Feb 1, 2022
Angry U.S.-Russia exchange at U.N. punctuates deepening Ukraine rift
The Americans accused Russia of endangering peace and destabilizing global security, while Kremlin diplomats dismissed what they called baseless and hysterical U.S. fear-mongering.

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